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Published: 27 September 2007

560 Pages | 4 halftones


ISBN: 9780199272051

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Shakespeare in Parts

Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern

  • A totally new subject and focus: the first book to explore the original form in which Shakespeare's drama circulated
  • An exciting cross-fertilisation of methods, techniques, and sensibilities: archival history, close attention to language and technique, performance, the metaphysics of drama
  • Plotted through set-piece chapters on carefully chosen individual plays (Merchant, Lear, Tempest), and by set-piece analyses of particular 'parts' (including Richard II and III, Shylock, six romantic heroines, Macbeth).
  • Written in very clear language in a fluently readable style, with no jargon